May 6, 2015 12:45 PM EDT

Before he was co-creator of Empire, Danny Strong was lovable-but-eventually-semi-evil nerd Jonathan on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. So our nostalgia sensors went off when Strong and Sarah Michelle Gellar, the Slayer herself, posted pictures of their lunch date/Sunnydale High reunion to Twitter.

It’s just like that time Jonathan presented Buffy with the “Class Protector” award at prom. Gellar, meanwhile, took the time to plug Strong’s big hit show.

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